Data on Suicide

The Maine Suicide Prevention Program collects, monitors, and analyzes data related to suicide deaths and intentional self-inflicted injuries.

In Maine in 2016:

  • Suicide was the second leading cause of death among youth ages 10-24 and adults ages 25-34.
  • Suicide was the fourth leading cause of death among adults ages 35-54. [1]

For more detailed information on suicide and intentional self-inflicted injuries in Maine:

[1] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS)